26 January 2013

Nigeria: Suswam Urges Muslims On Faith Renewal

Makurdi — Governor Gabriel Suswam of Benue State has urged Muslims to renew their commitment to the virtues of humility, love, peace and good neigbourliness as they celebrate the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW).

Suswam yesterday said if Nigerians lived the lives that reflect the life of the Prophet Mohammed, the country would be in a better position to overcome its current security challenges.

In a statement signed by his Director of Media and Public Affairs, Joseph Ode, the governor called on all Muslims to pray fervently for an end to the security problems posed by the Islamic sect, Boko Haram so that Nigerians can concentrate on developmental activities.

He noted with satisfaction the relative peace which has prevailed in his state as a result of prayers, vigilance and commitment of the people to peace, just as he charged the citizens to sustain the existing cordial relationship.

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